Have you ever tried replying to any of the spam emails which generally says “need to transfer $1000,0000 unclaimed from the bank account and I am the bank manager” or Have a great idea for billion dollar business if you are interested please reply with your email,address etc. or You have won so many dollar($$$$$$$$) in the lottery, reply back with your details to claim the money and the variations goes on…
They pop up in our inboxes, and standard procedure is to delete on sight. But what happens when you reply? Follow along as writer and comedian James Veitch narrates a hilarious, weeks-long exchange with a spammer who offered to cut him in on a hot deal.
Why you should listen?
Packed full of Nigerian princes, can’t miss investment opportunities and eligible Russian brides, James Veitch’s correspondence with email spammers leads to surprising, bizarre and usually hilarious results. Out of this experiment came his first book, the just-released Dot Con. In 2014, his first solo comedy show The Fundamental Interconnectedness of Everyone with an Internet Connection, premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe to wide acclaim. His second show, Genius Bar, focussed on his time working for Apple his attempts to fix his relationship using the same troubleshooting techniques he’d been using to fix iMacs, iPhones and iPods. He is currently writing his third show and preparing to tour the UK.
He lives in London with his full body pillow.